How does Antigone feel about Creon?


How does Antigone feel about Creon?


In Antigone, three characters are killed because of their convictions, while another is forced to live alone, haunted by regret. Antigone decides death is preferable to living without honor. Haemon then decides death is better than living without Antigone. Eurydice commits suicide because she refuses to go on without her son. As for Creon, he has to accept responsibility for causing this chain of events.

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Antigone sees Creon as a petty tyrant who openly flaunts his power in the face of the gods. In the first scene, she meets with her sister Ismene and...

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